In a video (warning: the video contains profanity) posted to Instagram, the stand-up comic and actor dedicated $25,000 to the American Red Cross' Harvey relief effort. "I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the internet, some meaningful, come meaningless, but we've all done them", Hart said.
The "Jumanji" star called on his co-star Dwayne Johnson, comics Steve Harvey, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld, as well as musicians Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake to make donations and tag someone else to do the same. I'm going to lead the charge by stepping up in this way'. 'I've just been caught up to speed with everything that's going on in Houston with Hurricane Harvey and this shit is unbelievable. "I'm donating $100,000 to relief efforts and hope you will join me".
Instagram has become more renowned for narcissism and endless selfies rather than philanthropy and good-doing, but comedian Kevin Hart kept it real with his latest post in aid of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Houston Texans player J.J. Watt also initiated a fundraiser, which has now raised more than $522,000, while Lin-Manuel Miranda encouraged people to donate to Baker-Ripley, a Texas charity aimed at building and rebuilding neighborhoods across the country. He also said he was praying for Houston.
According to reports, Texas and parts of Louisiana have received at least two feet of rain and a reprieve isn't expected until the end of the week at the earliest. I've been a person who's partaken in every one of them'.
Katy Perry, who boasts Twitter's largest following at more than 103 million, urged viewers to donate while she hosted MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday night, and she tweeted a link to the Red Cross' donation efforts.